Although the no one in Pennsylvania won the $550 million powerball jackpot, tickets worth $1 million were sold in three counties.
Across the country, people lined up to get a shot at Wednesday night’s massive Powerball lottery jackpot. It’s a record-breaker with more than $550 million up for grabs.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to CBS MoneyWatch’s Jill Schlessinger about what you should do and what to watch for if you win the Powerball jackpot.
The record Powerball jackpot has grown to $550 million and it has many dreaming of what they would do with the money.
A record jackpot has a lot of people buying Powerball tickets. At Smithfield News in Downtown Pittsburgh, a pretty steady group of customers bought $2 Powerball tickets on Monday.
Created more than 40 years ago, the Pennsylvania Lottery has been a state-run program to generate funds for programs benefitting senior citizens.
Powerball sales are brisk at Byers Main Street Market. The convenience store in Uniontown had a million dollar winner Wednesday night. Kayla Hendrickson sold him the ticket.
The Powerball jackpot has pushed passed the $300 million mark and that has people rushing to buy tickets for tonight’s drawing.
The hunt is on today for the Golden Ticket – the series of numbers that will be the ultimate life changer.
People have 540 million reasons to stop by their local convenience store today, if they haven’t already.
Americans from coast to coast are dreaming big today.
Imagine getting your hands on $363 million. Many people are picturing it because that is the current Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs.
This Saturday’s Powerball drawing is attracting a lot of attention.
Officials are expecting such a large crowd at the preliminary hearing for former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky next week that they have decided to hold a lottery to determine who will be allowed to enter the courtroom.
People constantly dream of hitting the lottery and the dream may seem more realistic very soon. Starting next year, your odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are going up. However, you’ll be paying more for that better shot.